HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017

5:30 P.M.

 

AGENDA

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        PRAYER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA           

 

1.      Declaration of continued state of emergency for Hancock County School District.

 

 

IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

                                    February 2, 2017

                                    February 24, 2017

 

V.        ADDRESS TO THE BOARD:

 

            Bill Cork – Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission

                                                                       

VI.       CONSTRUCTION MANAGER’S REPORT

 

VII.     CONSENT AGENDA

 

CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

2.         Approval of recommendation to employ Keeli Winston, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective December 15, 2016, for the 2016 – 2017 school year.      (Board Policy GBD)

 

3.         Approval of recommendation to employ Kristan Ladner, now properly certified, as teacher at Hancock High School, effective January 20, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017   school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

4.         Approval of recommendation to employ Miranda Rutherford, now properly certified, as teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective January 23, 2017, for the remainder of        the 2016 – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBD)

 

5.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Brittney Chavez as teacher at Hancock North Central Elementary School, effective May 24, 2017.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

6.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Nancy Isaacson as teacher at Hancock High School, effective May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

7.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Lauren Moreau as teacher at West Hancock Elementary School, effective May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

8.         Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Ashley Shaw as teacher at Hancock Middle School, effective May 24, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

9.         Approval of the termination of employee #XXX-XX-7245 effective February 15, 2017.

 

10.       Approval of administrative and certified salary scales for the 2017-2018 school year. (Board Policies CGA & GBA)

 

NON-CERTIFIED PERSONNEL

 

11.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Morgan Adam as assistant teacher at South Hancock Elementary School, effective May 24, 2017.  (Board Policy GBO)

 

12.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Linda Wilkinson as secretary at Hancock High School, effective May 31, 2017. (Board Policy GBO)

 

13.       Approval of recommendation to employ Amber Bush as a full time bus driver for the Hancock County School District Department of Transportation, effective February 21, 2017,            for the             remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policy GCD)

 

14.       Approval of recommendation to accept the resignation of Tristen Warran as teacher assistant at East Hancock Elementary School, effective March 1, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016            – 2017 school year. (Board Policy GBO)

 

15.       Approval of recommendation to employ Megan Lind as teacher assistant at East Hancock Elementary School, effective March 6, 2017, for the remainder of the 2016 – 2017 school        year, subject to the successful completion of the necessary background checks. (Board Policies GC & IFBA)

 

16.       Approval of the termination of employee #XXX-XX-3204 effective February 24, 2017.

 

OTHER BUSINESS 

 

17.       Approval of the Hancock County School District Docket of Claims #1 (claim #s 84910 thru 85217) for the month of March 2017.  (Board Policy DJEG)

 

18.       Approval of the Activity Fund Claims Dockets for all schools for the month of March 2017. (Board Policy DJ)

 

19.       Approval of the January 2017 Revenue and Expense Report. (Board Policy DJ)

 

20.       Approval of fundraisers. (Board Policy JK)

 

21.       Approval of updated Hancock County School District English Language Learners Policy.

 

22.       Approval of 16th Section Land matters. (Board Policy EBD)

 

23.       Approval of the donations to South Hancock Elementary School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

24.       Approval of the agreement between the Hancock County School District and Coast Electric Power Storm Logistics.

 

25.       Approval of recommendation to increase student lunch prices for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies EE & JGHR)

 

26.       Approval of recommendation to increase adult lunch prices for the 2017 – 2018 school year. (Board Policies EE & JGHR)

 

27.       Approval of the Mississippi Arts Commission Grant as submitted. (Board Policy KHE)

 

28.       Approval of the Flood Insurance renewal with Wright National Flood Insurance Company in the amount of $3,323.00

 

29.       Approval of the renewal of the property insurance with Stewart Sneed and Hewes for the

            Hancock County School District in the amount of $545,345.00. (Board Policy ABB)

 

30.       Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Family Resource Center of Northeast Mississippi, Inc. and the Hancock County School District.

 

31.       Approval to enter into a one year contract with Suzanne E. Smith, CPA, PLCC for the school district’s Single Audit for FY 2017 in the amount of $20,800.00.

 

32.       Approval to lease two copiers from RJ Young for Hancock High School.

 

33.       Approval to lease one copier from Gulf Copy Systems for Hancock North Central Elementary School.

 

34.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for a replacement engine for School Bus #5 from Jasper Engines in the amount of $8,117.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

35.       Approval of recommendation to renew the subscriptions for Choices, Math, Science World and Scope for the parent involvement home reading initiative through the district from           Scholastic in the amount of $3,972.77. (Board Policy DJ)

 

36.       Approval of emergency replacement and payment for the purchase of 5 iMac Computers, protection plan, Pro X software and Super drive for Hancock Middle School from Apple,   Inc. in the amount of $12,018.95.

 

37.       Approval of emergency replacement and payment for the purchase of printers, light tracers, routers, scanners, digital cameras and splitters from IT Savvy in the amount of $5,232.49 for             the Hancock Middle School.

 

38.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for 129 football helmets to be reconditioned from Ridell in the amount of $6,201.00. (Board Policy DJ)

 

39.       Approval of recommendation to accept the lowest quote for the purchase and installation of an HDMI school wide distribution system from Communication Resources Cabling in           the       amount of $17,500.00 for Hancock Middle School. (Board Policy DJ)

 

40.       Approval of the interest payment on the 3 mill note bond in the amount of $82,578.13 to Hancock Bank.

 

41.       Approval of student discipline matters. (Board Policy JCA)

 

42.       Approval of recommendation declare surplus/salvage equipment and to proceed with proper disposal. (Board Policy DO)

 

43.       Approval to accept the lowest bid for removing and installing the HVAC system at Hancock Middle School from Tillman’s A/C & Heating in the amount of $444,488.00. (Board Policy          DJ)

 

44.       Approval of the donations to Hancock High School. (Board Policy DFK)

 

45.       Approval of Travel Agenda and related expenses. (Board Policies JGFB, CGPF & EDA)

 

46.       Approval of Out-of –State and/or Overnight Travel Agenda and related expenses. (Board Policies JGFB, CGPF & EDA)

 

VIII.    ACTION

 

1.         Open, review and award Agricultural bids on 6.03 acres in Section 29-5-15. (Board Policy EBD)

 

IX.       ITEMS TAKEN UNDER ADVISEMENT

 

1.         Review and award bid received for Hunting and Fishes Leases in Section 30-5-15. (Board Policy EBD)

 

2.         Review and award bid received for timber in Section 16-7-14. (Board Policy EBD)

 

X.        SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

XI.       BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

                        ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

XII.     EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

1.         Student matters: (Board Policy JCA)

            I.D. # 998395              I.D. #1461473

 

2.         Possible Litigation

 

XIII.    ADJOURN/RECESS

 

 

Fiscal Year Meeting #12